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All About the Japanese Town that Inspired the Legend of Zelda

The Legend of Zelda is one of gaming’s most iconic franchises. Nintendo has been developing entries since 1986, with Link’s silhouette, the Tri-Force, and dungeons being instantly recognizable.   The series’ high fantasy setting gives off vibes of Dungeon & Dragons and Arthurian legend, but the main inspiration was creator Shigeru Miyamoto’s childhood explorations.   Miyamoto was born […]

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The 10 Original Anime Series That Will Air This Spring

Original anime allow an anime staff showcase their creative side! Without a source material, these works attempt to bring something different to the field and can become great experiences. The upcoming spring season has no shortage of original series!   Tada-kun wa Koi wo Shinai (Tada-kun Does Not Fall in Love) Studio: Doga Kobo Genre: Comedy / Romance […]

‘YuruYuri’ & ‘Yuki Yuna is a Hero’ Creators Team Up For an All-New Action Anime

The creators of YuruYuri and Yuki Yuna is a Hero are teaming up for an original anime. Release the Spyce is an upcoming action that follows a group of high school girls that work as agents for the private intelligence agency Tsukikage. Momo works in secret to keep the city of Sorasaki safe while studying under her senior Yuki. […]

The 10 Seinen & Josei Anime That Will Air This Spring

Every anime season is filled with a large variety of shows aimed at different types of viewers. While a lot of anime are shounen (teenage boys), there are works aimed towards adults. Here are this season’s seinen and josei anime, which are for viewers looking for more mature themes, graphic violence, or human drama. Tokyo […]

A Moe Yandere Leads a Murderous Life in ‘Happy Sugar Life’

Get ready for massive deception, because Happy Sugar Life is coming this July. Despite the cute art and fluffy title, it’s a horror series starring a murderous yandere. The story follows the beautiful Satou Matsuzaka, who is struggling to find true love despite being popular boys. However, her life changes after meeting a mysterious younger girl named Shio. […]

J.C. Staff’s Rom-Com ‘Hi Score Girl’ is All About Gamer Love

The Hi Score Girl anime is finally moving ahead after years of legal troubles. First announced in 2013, Square Enix has finally stated that Hi Score Girl will debut this July. Ronsuke Oshikiri’s rom-com manga is a love letter to Japan’s video arcade scene during the ’90s. The budding love story is between sixth-grader Haruo and his classmate Akira. While Haruo […]

Wit Studio is Producing a ‘Vinland Saga’ TV Anime Series

Makoto Yukimura’s Vinland Saga is getting an anime adaptation by Wit Studio (Attack on Titan / The Ancient Magus’ Bride). The series will stream exclusively on Amazon Prime in and outside of Japan. Yukimura’s Viking epic has been a best-seller since it debuted in 2005. The series follows Thorfinn, who is the son of a great Viking warrior. When […]

‘Steins;Gate’ Director’s New Anime is a Time Leap Series Called ‘RErideD’

Steins;Gate director Takuya Satou and Serial Experiments Lain illustrator Yoshitoshi ABe have an original anime that will air later this year – RErideD: Koku Koe no Derrida (RErideD: Derrida, Who Leaps Through Time). The anime was first announced last year as Project D and it will maintain its original time leap hook. It follows Derrida Yvain, a young engineer who gained fame […]

Studio Bones Returns to Produce ‘Mob Psycho 100’ Season 2

After spending months teasing fans, studio Bones has finally revealed that Mob Psycho 100 is getting a second season. The project was confirmed at the Mob Psycho 100 REIGEN ~ Miracle of the Unknown Psycho ~ fan event. Director Yuzuru Tachikawa spoke at the event and said that season one’s production staff will return. No other details about the […]

The 15 Hot Anime Sequels Airing This Spring That’ll Have Fans Buzzing

This spring is going to be loaded with hot sequels to fan favorites! My Hero Academia, Food Wars!, and Full Metal Panic! are leading the pack, but even smaller shows like Amanchu! have continuations. Here is the slate of sequels that are sure to keep fans happy!   Steins;Gate 0 Studio: White Fox Genre: Science Fiction / Thriller Premiere: April 12 Quick Pitch: Set during […]